Tennis: Great Britain sails to ATP Cup quarters, hosting Australia

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Great Britain have moved to ATP Cup quarter-finals following Belgium’s 2-1 victory against Bulgaria in group stage final.

According to BBC Sports, the team thrashed Moldova 3-0 leading Group C after Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans won their singles against Alexander Cozbinov and Radu Albot to clinch Britain's victory.

Jamie Murray and Joe Salisbury sealed a 3-0 win with a 6-2 6-2 success over Albot and Cozbinov in the doubles.

Captain Tim Henman men will play Australia, who qualified for quarter-finals in Sydney on Thursday.

Dan Evans will be the man to look for in the tournament. Since losing his opener to Grigor Dimitrov, he has not dropped a set for Henman squad without Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund.

The British number one beat Goffin to inspire the turnaround against Belgium, keeping the team in the tournament after producing another impressive display against Albot.

The ATP Cup is an annual 24-country team competition featuring AU$22 million US$15 million prize money and a maximum of 750 singles and 250 doubles ATP Rankings points.

ATP is staging the event, which started from January 3, in partnership with Tennis Australia and will run until January 12.

 

Source: BBC Sports

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